February is American Heart Month
Happy Hearts are Healthy Hearts
There is more than a grain of truth to the cliché "Laughter is the best medicine."
Research has revealed good news and bad news about how emotions affect our health.
Safe Snow Shoveling Tips
With Jack Frost nipping at our toes, keep in mind that outdoor activities can be risky. Snow shoveling, for example, can be especially dangerous. Exercise experts say shoveling heavy snow requires as much energy as running 9 miles per hour! In addition, breathing cold air, and being exposed to the cold all make the heart work harder.
Read these tips for safer snow shoveling.
This Month's Health Tip:
February is also:
National Children's Dental Health Month
February 9-15 - National Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week
February Anniversaries and Milestones:
Happy Birthday to:
- 1 - Kathy (Wix4)
- 4 - Karen Schmidt (karens84)
Happy Anniversary to:
- 1 - Jeff and LyndyLu (lpoyser)
- 11 - Gidget and Gene - 3 years!
- 12 - Steve and Sue Claus - 19 years!
- 14 - Debbie and John (prettywolf77) - 16 years!
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Our Staff Recommendations:
Women and Heart Disease
Coronary heart disease is a woman's concern. Every woman's concern. One in ten American women 45 to 64 years of age has some form of heart disease
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